Water Changes for your fish tank

Water changes are the single-most important ongoing maintenance task for successfully keeping fish. If you want your aquarium to be healthy and you want your water to be crystal clear, the best thing you can…

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How do I cycle my new aquarium?

Level: Beginner This is a beginners guide to cycling a new aquarium. Who should use these instructions? Everyone who keeps fish. You should use these instructions when: You are setting up a brand new aquarium…

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What equipment do I need to keep fish?

Level: Beginner There are two very important tips that every new fish keeper should follow: Wait to get equipment until you know what type of fish you want to keep; and Wait to get fish until…

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Selecting aquarium fishes

Level: Beginner Important: Never keep a common goldfish (or other large growing fish) in a small aquarium or bowl. This stunts their growth and puts them at risk. Healthy goldfish can live 10 to over 40…

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Build a natural environment for your fish

Level: Beginner As previously discussed in How do I cycle my new aquarium?, indoor aquariums are attempts to mimic a natural ecosystem. So, when you consider setting up a fish tank, you should consider nature.Your…

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